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QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF
QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF
Written by David Blum
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831804
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QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF

Written by David Blum


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2013
Price: $13.99

How do four instrumentalists with strong individual tastes and temperaments manage to forge a distinctive approach to the music they play? This extraordinary book ushers readers into the workshop of one of the world's most accomplished string quartets. In rich and probing conversations with their longtime friend and musicologist and conductor... Read more >
A Natural History of the Piano
A Natural History of the Piano
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279330
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A Natural History of the Piano
The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians--from Mozart to Modern Jazz and Everything in Between
Written by Stuart Isacoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $17.95

A fascinating celebration of the piano, including tales of its masters from Mozart and Beethoven to Oscar Peterson and Jerry Lee Lewis, told with the expertise of composer and author of Temperament, Stuart Isacoff.
 
This history takes us back to the piano's humble genesis as a simple keyboard, and shows how...

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Stradivari's Genius
Stradivari's Genius
Written by Toby Faber
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588362148
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Stradivari's Genius
Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection
Written by Toby Faber


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $11.99

“’Tis God gives skill, but not without men’s hands: He could not make Antonio Stradivari’s violins without Antonio.”
–George Eliot

Antonio Stradivari (1644—1737) was a perfectionist whose single-minded pursuit of excellence changed the world of music. In the course of his long career in the northern Italian city of Cremona, he created more... Read more >
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A Natural History of the Piano
A Natural History of the Piano
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307701428
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A Natural History of the Piano
The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians--from Mozart to Modern Jazz and Everything in Between
Written by Stuart Isacoff


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $13.99

A beautifully illustrated, totally engrossing celebration of the piano, and the composers and performers who have made it their own.
 
With honed sensitivity and unquestioned expertise, Stuart Isacoff—pianist, critic, teacher, and author of Temperament: How Music Became a Battleground for the Great Minds of Western Civilization—unfolds the ongoing history... Read more >
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Guitars Illustrated
Guitars Illustrated
Written by Terry Burrows
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823082698
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Guitars Illustrated
A Stunning Visual Catalog Charting the Origins of Over 250 of the Most Influential Makes and Models
Written by Terry Burrows


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $40.00

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Guide to Sonatas
Guide to Sonatas
Edited by Melvin Berger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307754882
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Guide to Sonatas
Music for One or Two Instruments
Edited by Melvin Berger


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $11.99

With the same authority, insight, and unique ability to bring music to life on the printed page that he brought to his Guide to Chamber Music, Melvin Berger gives us an indispensable guide to the sonata form. Comprehensive, analytical, and historical, including descriptions in nontechnical language of over two hundred of... Read more >
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Temperament
Temperament
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307560513
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Temperament
How Music Became a Battleground for the Great Minds of Western Civilization
Written by Stuart Isacoff


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2009
Price: $13.99

Few music lovers realize that the arrangement of notes on today’s pianos was once regarded as a crime against God and nature, or that such legendary thinkers as Pythagoras, Plato, da Vinci, Galileo, Kepler, Descartes, Newton and Rousseau played a role in the controversy. Indeed, from the time of the Ancient... Read more >
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Practicing
Practicing
Written by Glenn Kurtz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307489760
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Practicing
A Musician's Return to Music
Written by Glenn Kurtz


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $13.99

In a remarkable memoir written with insight and humor, Glenn Kurtz takes us from his first lessons at the age of eight to his acceptance at the elite New England Conservatory of Music. After graduation, he attempts a solo career in Vienna but soon realizes that he has neither the ego... Read more >
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With Strings Attached
With Strings Attached
Written by Jonathan Kellerman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345499783
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With Strings Attached
The Art and Beauty of Vintage Guitars
Written by Jonathan Kellerman


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $75.00

For thirty-five years, bestselling author and accomplished musician Jonathan Kellerman has been, as he puts it in his Introduction to this lavishly illustrated, endlessly fascinating volume, “chasing fabulous sound.” The result of that quest is a world-class collection of guitars, mandolins, and other stringed instruments that number more than 120 ... Read more >
Practicing
Practicing
Written by Glenn Kurtz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278753
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Practicing
A Musician's Return to Music
Written by Glenn Kurtz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2008
Price: $16.95

In a remarkable memoir written with insight and humor, Glenn Kurtz takes us from his first lessons at the age of eight to his acceptance at the elite New England Conservatory of Music. After graduation, he attempts a solo career in Vienna but soon realizes that he has neither the ego... Read more >
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Stradivari's Genius
Stradivari's Genius
Written by Toby Faber
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375760853
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Stradivari's Genius
Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection
Written by Toby Faber


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2006
Price: $16.00

Antonio Stradivari (1644—1737) was a perfectionist whose single-minded pursuit of excellence changed the world of music. In the course of his long career in the northern Italian city of Cremona, he created more than a thousand stringed instruments; approximately six hundred survive, their quality unequalled by any subsequent violin-maker. In this... Read more >
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